A list of violent incidents at Donald Trump rallies and events.

A Continually Growing List of Violent Incidents at Trump Events

A Continually Growing List of Violent Incidents at Trump Events

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April 25 2016 11:45 AM

A Continually Growing List of Violent Incidents at Trump Events

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Outside the April 23, 2016 Trump rally inBridgeport, Connecticut.

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Below: A running list of violent incidents involving Donald Trump supporters, protesters, members of the media, and campaign/security staff at Trump events. (Note: List does not include incidents that took place between protesters and police outside Trump rallies.)

16. April 28, 2016 in Costa Mesa, California. A Trump supporter was bloodied, presumably by anti-Trump protesters, during a chaotic scene outside one of the candidate's rallies.

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15. April 26, 2016, in Anaheim, California. Pro- and anti-Trump protesters scuffled outside a city council meeting that was considering a resolution denouncing the candidate; individuals on both sides of the issue appear to have used pepper spray as a weapon during the confrontation.

14. April 23, 2016, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. A protester was pulled away in a chokehold by a police officer after reportedly trying to run back into a Trump rally he was being escorted out of.

13. April 11, 2016, in Albany, New York. A protester at a rally was shoved in the face twice by a Trump supporter. Video:

Trump later compared a different protester's actions at the same event to "what's happening with ISIS." 

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12. March 19, 2016, in Tucson, Arizona. A protester at a Trump rally was sucker-punched and kicked by a 32-year-old man who was then arrested on an assault charge.

11. March 19, 2016, in Tucson, Arizona. A Trump security official and Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared to grab and pull a protester at the same Tucson rally.*

10. March 9, 2016, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. A black protester being escorted out of a Trump rally was sucker-punched by a white bystander:

Though the individual who was attacked was then taken to the ground by law enforcement officials, the man who threw the punch does not appear to have been detained.

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9. March 8, 2016, in Jupiter, Florida. Politico reports that Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski "forcibly" grabbed a female reporter for the right-wing Breitbart news site, "nearly bringing her down to the ground," when she attempted to ask a question after a Trump press conference.

8. March 1, 2016, in Louisville, Kentucky. A black woman was surrounded and shoved by a number of individuals at a Trump rally.

7. Feb. 29, 2016, in Radford, Virginia. A photographer was slammed to the ground by a Secret Service agent after cursing toward the agent during a dispute over where the photographer was allowed to work from during a Trump rally; the Secret Service says the incident is being investigated.

6. Dec. 14, 2015, in Las Vegas. Individuals at a Trump rally yelled "Sieg Heil" and "light the motherfucker on fire" toward a black protester who was being physically removed by security staffers. Video:

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5. Dec. 11, 2015, in New York City. Protesters "affiliated with various Arab-American and Muslim-American groups," per the AP, were "forcibly ejected" from a fundraiser at which Trump was speaking. Video:

4. Dec. 3, 2015, in New York City. A security guard took a sign from and struck an immigration activist during a protest after a Trump event. Video:

3. Nov. 21, 2015, in Birmingham, Alabama. A black protester at a Trump rally was punched, kicked, and, according to the Washington Post, briefly choked. Video:

Trump later defended the crowd's treatment of the protester, saying that "maybe he should have been roughed up because it was absolutely disgusting what he was doing."

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2. Oct. 23, 2015, in Miami. A man at a Trump rally knocked down and kicked a Latino protester.

1. Oct. 14, 2015, in Richmond, Virginia. Individuals at a Trump rally shoved and took signs from a group of immigration activists. One spit in a protester's face:

Contact me on Twitter if I've missed something that belongs on this list.

Corrections, March 21, 2016: This post misspelled Tucson. The post also stated that Corey Lewandowski had not grabbed and pulled a protester in Tucson; it appears that both Lewandowski and a security official pulled the protester.